Digital Communications Officer

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28 Jun 2017

Eurogroup for Animals, the Brussels based animal welfare European umbrella advocacy organisation, federating 54 national and international members across Europe and beyond is looking for a highly motivated and knowledgeable  professional to  work hand in hand with the rest of our communications team and further professionalise Eurogroup for Animals' digital outreach in support of its advocacy efforts. By efficiently and effectively planning and developing, posting and analysing digital content, this position will strengthen the organisation's online presence  and brand.

Primary responsibilities

  • Update Eurogroup for Animals' digital communications strategy and lead its implementation in close collaboration  with the broader  communications team;
  • Support program and project leaders with digital strategies in the implementation of programs, projects and in particular, the annual flagship campaign;
  • Improve and manage Eurogroup for Animals' websites, including posting new, improving existing or deleting redundant content, improving its SEO friendliness, implementing acquisition plans, tracking and analyzing website performance, ensure necessary technical website maintenance (with the support  of an external provider);
  • Manage the organisation's corporate Facebook and Twitter accounts, including among others posting of content, tracking and analysing performance,  devising and implementing dedicated twitter strategies for advocacy purposes and growing our follower base;
  • Develop and implement visual content for digital media channels such as info-graphics, quote cards and short videos;
  • Identify and manage external contractors for delivery of digital services;
  • Produce the organisation's weekly newsletter, Eurobulletin, according to high quality standards such as timeliness, relevance, accuracy and reader-friendliness;
  • Develop short- and long-term plans and budgets for digital programmes and activities, monitor progress and evaluate performance;
  • Develop a "community" of animal advocacy communication professionals among our member organisations to foster exchange, knowledge and expertise and maximise our collective communications impact. Occasionally develop digital trainings and skillshares;
  • Stay abreast of relevant developments and news in animal advocacy across Europe;
  • Coordinate and facilitate digital cooperation with Eurogroup for Animals 'member  organization

Essential skills

  • Native level English language skills 
  • Proven, effective digital communication skills 

To see the full role profile with details of how to apply please visit our website:

Deadline for Applications 23 June 2017 


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